WASHINGTON: Twenty veterans a day kill themselves. In his remarks today President Trump tells us: “Veteran suicide is a tragedy of staggering proportions. Hard to believe an average of 20 veterans and service members take their lives every single day. Who would believe that’s possible? There are more than 6,000 veteran suicides per year. The ...
SACRAMENTO: “So let me stand up, next to you, and defend her still today … There ain’t no doubt I love this land, God bless the U-S-A.” Those words, sung by Lee Greenwood, still ring true and may be more important than ever before. To our current troops and our veterans everywhere, thank you for your ...
FROM THE ROAD: The man sat on the curb in front of the convenience store/gas station. It was right off the ramp from the interstate in Alabama. We had just had lunch at a Subway restaurant down the street and stopped at this place before getting back to Interstate 59 North. My wife and son ...
SAN DIEGO: The moment an improvised explosive device exploded on a busy road near Baghdad, Iraq, 2005, SSgt Randy Dexter, one of many Veterans with PTSD, had his life abruptly re-programmed. Dexter, at 19, joined the Army to be a combat medic. He studied military medicine at Brooke Army Medical Center, where he acquired advanced ...
Extremely active and fast-paced in their day-to-day lives, many enjoy participation in contact and other sports such as football, boxing and a variety of motorsports, providing more opportunities for brain injuries from collisions, and crashes.
Mecklenburg County, No. Carolina is making an all-out effort to be pro-active toward veterans. This Christmas, the spirit of Santa Claus is alive and well.
Veterans Day, originally known as Armistice Day, was proclaimed by President Wilson in November 1919 as the first commemoration of the end of World War I.
The non-profit Coalition to Salute America's Heroes, established in 2004, provides critical emergency financial aid and support services to disabled Veterans from Operations Iraqi Freedom, Enduring Freedom, and New Dawn.
In 2014 the VA paid out more than $276m in bonuses, including retention and relocation payments, rewards for saving money on travel or coming up with a good idea.
One of America's most sacred holidays, Memorial Day honors the memory of our fallen soldiers. Washington DC is host to both the Memorial Day Concert and Parade.
America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves. - Abraham Lincoln
Jason Simcakoski, a 35-year-old Marine Corps veteran died from a drug overdose while at the hospital Now vets are at risk following unsafe dental procedures. But there is some good news for Tomah Vets
President Obama went to Hiroshima for Memorial Day Weekend.
Memorial Day is our most important holiday - do you know why?
Donald Trump didn't insult veterans with his comments, but the GOP routinely betrays the military and America with their weakness.
Oh Thank Heaven for 7-11. Group offers special Zero-Franchise Fee store opportunities to vets and entrepreuneurs
Cooper hasn't had both of his parents together for over one-third of his life.
Within the next five to seven years, honor flights for most World War II vets and many Korean War vets will cease as these American heroes will be gone.
The president had tears dripping from his eyes onto the Marine’s face. As the presentation ended, the president rested his forehead on the wounded warrior's for a moment.
It is not just one thing. The more combat situations a soldier experiences, the greater is his or her chance of acquiring post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).